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LINGUIST List 23.3636

Thu Aug 30 2012

Support: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Aug-2012
From: Caroline Fricke <caroline.frickelmu.de>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
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Department: Grad. School for East- and Southeast European Stud
Web Address: http://www.areastudies-osteuropa.de

Level: PhD

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies invites
applications for 4 Doctoral Positions (according to the German TV-L) and 6
PhD Scholarships.

These positions are available from November 1st 2012 for two years
initially. Subject to evidence of satisfactory progress at the end of this
period, the positions will be extended for a maximum of eighteen months.
The new Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a
cooperative venture organized by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt (LMU)
in Munich and the University of Regensburg. The School is funded by the
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) as part of the German
Excellence Initiative from November 2012 until October 2017. Research at
the Graduate School will be conducted in three broad, interdisciplinary
fields:

- Origins and Forms of Social and Political Change
- Cultural Systems
- Infrastructure, Migration and Transfer of Knowledge

Research at the Graduate School especially focuses on interrelations and
interdependencies between East and Southeast Europe and other regions
of the World. A lively interest in interdisciplinary research questions and
sensitivity for transnational and spatial perspectives are therefore expected.
In the context of its primary focus on East and Southeast Europe, the
Graduate School draws on the following disciplines: History, Literary and
Language Studies, Art History, Theater Studies, Political Sciences and Law.
In the context of cross-regional comparisons and transfer studies the
School's expertise in Area Studies is complemented by insights from
Chinese, Japanese and North American Studies.

In an international working environment the Graduate School offers ideal
conditions for the realization of excellent research projects in the
Humanities as well as in Social and Legal Studies which focus on East and
Southeast Europe, and the interconnection of this region with other regions
of the world. Residential obligation in Munich or Regensburg, two cities
noted for very high quality of living, is stipulated.

For further information see: http://areastudies-osteuropa.de

The doctoral positions are available for a period of two years with the option
of extension for another eighteen months. Remuneration is based on Grade
E 13 TV-L (65%) of the German Public Service Salary Scale. The teaching
obligation amounts to two SPW.

PhD Scholarships are awarded for two years with the option of extension for
another eighteen months. A basic monthly stipend of 1.365 Euro is
provided, plus travel funds, grants for material costs as well as family
allowances and child-care expenses in accordance with DFG guidelines
where applicable.

The Graduate School is committed to equal opportunity and to the
compatibility of family and career. It therefore explicitly encourages
applications from women. As an international research institution, the
School particularly welcomes applications from abroad. Applicants with
disabilities possessing essentially equivalent qualifications will receive
preferential consideration.

Please submit your application with the appropriate documents (curriculum
vitae, publication record if applicable, certificate of eligibility for
admission to
university and degree certificates), the names of two referees and a
research proposal of 4 to 6 pages by September 30th 2012 to
http://areastudies-osteuropa.de

Applications Deadline: 30-Sep-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.areastudies-osteuropa.de

Contact Information:
        Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel
        martin.schulzewessellrz.uni-muenchen.de


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